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July 10, 2018

CSU Employee Honored for Excellent Course Design

On June 26, 2018, representatives from Blackboard, Inc., a leader in virtual learning environments and course management systems, journeyed  to Columbia Southern University to present instructional designer Julia Hart with the Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award for Liberal Arts Math. The Blackboard Catalyst Awards recognize faculty and course designers from schools, colleges and universities around the world who develop exciting and innovative courses that represent the very best in technology and learning. The Exemplary Course Program category honors courses demonstrating excellence in four areas: assessment, course design, interaction and collaboration, and learner support. This is the university’s second Blackboard Catalyst Award two years in a row, a rare honor.

March 27, 2018

Faculty Spotlight: Academic Director, Councilwoman Challenges Students to Think Deeper

For CSU academic discipline director for history, philosophy and political science Prebble Ramswell, recent changes in the socio-political dynamics in the U.S. and around the world weren't only topics for the classroom, they were the inspiration for her latest book.   

December 28, 2017

How to Manage Your Time While Taking Online Classes

Going back to school can change your life, so taking time to focus on and excel in your studies is an important part of obtaining your degree. But, for adult learners, finding time is tough. Between family time, working one or multiple jobs, and other life activities, sometimes coursework has to be put on the backburner.
 

December 11, 2017

5 Types of Transfer Credits to Count Toward Your Degree [Infographic]

Did you know that transfer credits can include more than previous coursework? Transfer credits could possibly include previous training, certifications and professional licenses – and all of these could be counted toward your degree program.
 

December 8, 2017

Criminal Justice Degrees: Writing Skills Are Important

Usually, when we think about the skills required for a career in criminal justice, writing doesn’t always top the list. Rather, we consider knowledge of subjects like law and criminal behavior to be significantly more important. skills are a key aspect to being successful in criminal justice fields like law enforcement, in large part because most of the jobs in this field are within large bureaucracies that rely heavily on written documents as a form of communication.

 

August 17, 2017

Continuing Education: Why It’s Worth It

Continuing education (CE) is a broad term that describes any learning acquired after a student has earned their undergraduate degree. As the term implies, students already have a college education, and they are continuing it. It applies to all types of education, including degree and non-degree courses, certificate programs, work training, personal enrichment, and self-directed learning.
 

August 9, 2017

4 Continuing Education Courses in Fire Science

Have you ever considered taking continuing education courses? If you’re a firefighter seeking to advance your career, these four continuing education courses will help you progress to the next level.
 

July 25, 2017

What are CEUs and why should they matter to me?

Professional development, CE, continuing ed courses and CEUs are a few of the phrases used in reference to continuing education. For some, continuing education can be a tricky thing to understand, but they can be invaluable tools to help you advance in your career.